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1950's Floral Print Dress
Cotton dress; tiny floral print in pink, blue, and green with off-white background; wide neckline; bust and skirt of dress pleated; underskirt made of netting; pleats in neckline and bust area and skirt; underskirt netting.

1950's Two-Piece Green Knit Dress
Green wool hand knit two-piece dress

a) Bodice (or top)
The body of the bodice is plain knit, with cuffs and collar in wide rib knit; mock turtleneck collar; 3/4 length kimono sleeves with shoulder and top of arm seam; center back zipper closure…

1950's Brown Tweed Dress and Jacket
Brown tweed jacket and dress
a. Jacket
Jacket has lapel collar and elbow length dolman sleeves. There are front and back princess seams going into underarm seam of sleeve. Two button center front opening; bound buttonholes; 1.25" brown buttons.…

1950s White Pique Dress
White heavy cotton pique princess line dress with short cap sleeves. Round neck with cut-on short cap sleeves. Fit and flare style with no waistline seam. Princess seams front and back from shoulder seams to hem. One box pleat in each princess seam,…

1955-1965 Man's Bathing Suit
Men's swim trunks in brown, blue, green and gold. Hawaiian batik print. Triple stitched elastic waist with drawstring. Coin/key pocket with buttoned flap in right side front just below waist. Fully lined in muslin
Inner mesh knit briefs attached at…

Charles James "Infanta" Dress
Black lace over white taffeta fitted bodice with stiffened peplum; waltz length skirt of layers of black and brown net over stiffened narrow black silk underskirt.

Orange/White Striped McCardell Day Dress
A bias cut cotton day dress. Cream with raised orange diagonal stripes. Shawl collar with deep V opening (to bust level) at center front. Side seam bust darts in front bodice. Short dolman sleeves rolled cuffs
4" wide self sash gathered into…

Blue/White Vera Maxwell Dress
Blue/white cotton stripe, sleeveless dress with bateau neckline; knife pleated bodice to form solid blue color.

Blue and white printed vertical stripe cotton broadcloth fabric used throughout garment. Bodice in four units: front, side fronts and…

1950s Cashmere Sweater and Wool Skirt
Pink cashmere pullover sweater.
3/4 length sleeves, rib knit roll collar extending to short ties in front held in place with a 1" shanked shell button, 4 small dyed pink 2-hole mother-of-pearl buttons with thread chain button loops at back neck,…

1950s Navy Day Dress
Blue V-neck dress with flared skirt and white pique neckline insert.

A. Dress
Deep V-front neckline; 3" wide white pique inset (pinned in place) inside front neckline. 1" wide strips of front neckline fabric extend from shoulder seam to center…
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